Team of Social Entrepreneurs to Compete for Prestigious Hult Prize


A team of four University of Akron students -- three of them business students -- is one of 300 international teams to compete for the 7th annual Hult Prize. More than 25,000 teams had initially entered the competition. The UA team is made up of Honors College undergraduate students — freshman Corporate Finance major Peyton Zachrich, from New Concord, Ohio, and junior Marketing/Sales major Kelsey Jones, from Green, Ohio; bioengineering major Amanda Pinheiro, also from Green; and MBA candidate Vishal Chaurasia, from Buffalo, N.Y. Read more about the students and the competition.